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Re: Back to my garden....

I think I do see a slight curve at the far end, but the rest is straight and
boring.  Sorry, just one person's opinon.   It doesn't need drastic changes,
just slight curves to keep it interesting.

As to last minute plantings, sure I can understand that with annuals and
tenders, but the perennials should go in soon so they will look more
natural.  You don't want it to look like those fake set ups at the H&G show.
Groundcover plants that spill out over rocks rather than sprouting from
them, that sort of thing.

You sure do have your work cut out for you.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 8:43 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Back to my garden....

> LOL! Kitty- you had me roaring cause I know you are saying this with a
> straight face.
> I figure I will be planting the day before they come in the train
> area... he has so much to do it is not funny. We area still yapping
> about the stream. A picture is worth a thousand words.. so...
> http://simplymyworld.com/workingonthetrain.jpg
> that was late last week- some progress has been made, but not much, and
> we are leaving for a couple of weeks soon. After you all get off the
> floor from laughing so hard, we have pulled stuff like this off before.
> Two weeks of real work on it and the hardscapes could be done enough...
> but that stream has to go! Either curved or something... The bottom of
> the picture is where the large pond is....
> Donna
> > Well, anyone who visits gardens knows they can't depend on the weather
> or
> > bloom times.  However, those who visit railroad gardens should be able
> to
> > expect a railroad.  If you've got until October to decide, I'd tell
> him
> > 'no
> > dice' if the hardscape isn't in at that time.  If it were me, I'd put
> my
> > foot down earlier than that because your perennials (which go in after
> the
> > hardscape - meaning train and stream, etc) should be in in September
> at
> > the
> > latest to be of much consequence next year.
> >
> > Kitty
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